Fast Titration of Oral Appliance at Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) Treatment
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01315535
Verified March 2011 by Associacao Fundo de Incentivo a Psicofarmcologia. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The literature does not discuss if the fast oral appliance titration (30 days period) in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) treatment, may improve subjects quality of life in such brief period. Temporomandibular dysfunction-related (TMD) is one of the most important side effects observed in OSAS treatment with oral appliance. Since the effectiveness of mandibular exercises in the control of TMD pain has already been verified, it may play a fundamental role in the support of the fast oral appliance titration.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
19 Years to 65 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Subjects diagnosed with mild to moderate osas, according to the aasm criteria (2005) from the respiratory disorders clinic (UNIFESP) referred to oral appliance treatment.
BMI ≤ 35kg/m2
MILD TO MODERATE OSAS DIAGNOSIS ACCORDING TO THE AASM CRITERIA (2005)
Negative TMD diagnosis (according to RDC/TMD)
DENTAL CONDITIONS THAT CONTRAINDICATED THE ORAL APLLIANCE USAGE